Austin Local News

A suspicious letter with a powdery substance is sent to the Hays County Law Enforcement Center, now authorities are trying to find the person responsible. According to the sheriff's office: On April 27, 2015 at approximately 10:00 a.m. the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Law...
Austin Police are searching for a man they believe may be responsible for two home invasions and two sexual assaults. According to APD: APD Sex Crimes Detectives are working two separate sexual assaults with similar suspect description and details. The assaults occurred: On 4-15...
News Radio KLBJ's Diann Hodges has been recognized by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters for The "Best Newscast Division A". That newscast included live coverage out of Cedar Park when police discovered the body of a missing child. That means Diann beat out all other major...
Prescription drug deaths in Texas have been widely undercounted even as officials try to crack down on overprescribing and prescription drug-dealing. A joint investigation by the Houston Chronicle and the Austin American-Statesman reveals ( http://bit.ly/1QwMq1s ) that data from...
Nominations are now open for veteran, active duty military personnel and first responder families who are struggling with basic transportation to qualify for a free, refurbished car from Caliber Collision. Deadline for nominations is May 1. Through its Caliber Foundation, the...
Animal rights activists met at the Texas Capitol Saturday in an effort to put a stop to what they feel is unnecessary shooting of dogs by law enforcement. The event, entitled "Stronger Laws For Paws," calls for action to be taken against officers involved in these types of...
A man is dead in a hit-and-run accident in East Austin early Sunday morning. Around 2:30 a.m., police received a call of a body in the road on Highway 183 southbound, just north of Riverside in East Austin. Witnesses didn't see the crash but stopped and directed traffic around...
Hackers accessed Seton Family of Hospitals patient information in late February, including some Social Security numbers, names, addresses, dates of birth, medical information and insurance information. The Seton Family of Hospitals, a division of the Seton Healthcare Family,...
Officials are investigating an alleged sexual assault on campus at Rouse High School. According to an arrest affidavit, 17-year-old Kemy Pignault sexually assaulted a student in the art building on campus on Tuesday. Pignault admitted that the girl told him to stop and that he...